Things To Do

Things To Do

A.K. Bissell Park add to itinerary

A.K. Bissell Park, located in Oak Ridge, has a total of 38 acres and features a paved 1.25 mile loop, picnic shelter and performance paviliion. 

Anderson County Park add to itinerary

Full RV hookups, open March 1st through November 30th, handicap accessible bath houses, children’s playground, boat launch exclusively for campers, public boat launch with parking, designated lake swimming area, group camping area, day use picnic area with two covered pavili...

Appalachian Quilt Trail add to itinerary

The Appalachian Quilt Trail is a great way to experience the variety of rural life in one of the country's most scenic areas. Follow the colorful hand painted wooden quilt blocks that dot the landscape to find the unique and authentic Appalachian experiences. You will find beauty and tranquility ...

Cherohala Skyway add to itinerary

Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant season foliage as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in these magnificent and seldom seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forest. The Skyway connects Tellico Plains, TN with Robbinsville, NC and is a curvy, paved two-lane road ab...

Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

Situated on a peninsula in the center of beautiful Norris Lake, Chuck Swan Wildlife Management area offers the ultimate outdoor experience. With over 24,000 acres of wilderness and more than 70 miles of trails, outdoor enthusiast can hike, bike, horseback ride, ride off-road vehicles, fish ...

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail add to itinerary

Many of the miners who survived the Coal Creek War died in mine disasters at the Fraterville Mine in 1902 and the Cross Mountain Mine in 1911. These disasters, which killed 300 men and boys in Coal Creek, helped raise public awarenss of the dangers of mining.

Relive coal mining history an...

Devil’s Triangle add to itinerary

Nestled in the Cumberland Mountains, the Devil’s Triangle is 45 miles of twist and turns. There are some straight aways alongside pastures fields but there are also steep switchback curves. You will experience approximately 1,000 feet in elevation change. It is the perfect trail to explore ...

Haw Ridge Park add to itinerary

Explore 28 miles of hiking, mountain bike riding, running and nordic skiing trails and five miles of shore line that offers access for canoeing. Haw Ridge’s forest floor supports over 40 varieties of wildflowers and visitors will more than likely come across some type of wildlife ...

Hiking and Biking Trails add to itinerary


The mountains of East Tennessee provide the perfect terrain for hiking and biking trails.  The trails in Anderson County offer a diversity in terrain and in use.  There are moderate trails with mild inclines and declines and there are more mountainous trails. There are also multip...

Norris Dam State Park add to itinerary

The park occupies more than 4,000 acres on the shores of Norris Lake and surrounds Norris Dam. There are six different trail systems that are located on both sides of the dam. Along the trails you will come across caves, scenic valleys, sparkling streams and wildflowers. The ...